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AMWA Centennial Meeting — April 23-26, 2015
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Register Now! AMWA Interim Meeting, Sept. 27-28, 2014
The AMWA Interim Meeting will take place Sept. 27-28, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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AMWA Board Vacancy Announcement
Two year term beginning July 2014 and ending at the Annual Meeting in 2016. Applications due by July 7, 2014. Please apply here.
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AMWA Board Call for Nominations
Applications are due Aug. 15. The AMWA Governance Committee is currently accepting nominations for positions on the Board of Directors beginning in the 2015-16 year. Apply here.
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PHYSICIAN & WOMEN'S HEALTH NEWS

Mad cow disease death confirmed by CDC
CNN
Mad cow disease has caused a fourth death in the United States, health officials say.
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Mobile health is enhancing clinical decisions at the point of care
HIT Consultant
Smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices are becoming ubiquitous in medical settings.
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7 mistakes to avoid when choosing your practice's advisors — Part II
By David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, and Jason M. O'Dell, MS, CWM
In our many years as professionals, we have seen many physicians and medical practice clients make mistakes when choosing and working with their practice advisors.
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4 new genes added to the 'inherited breast cancer' risk list
Medical News Today
Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah have discovered four new genes that increase breast cancer risk when mutated.
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Sharp increases in the clinician pipeline: Opportunity and danger
Health Affairs
The number of healthcare practitioners educated in the United States has grown dramatically over the past decade.
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New medical model can improve primary care in the US
Healthline News
The patient-centered medical home model has been shown to deliver better patient care than traditional primary-care practices, but some doctors won't want to change.
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The healthcare industry is pushing patients to help themselves
The Wall Street Journal
Hospitals, doctors and public-health officials are pushing patients to keep track of their medical data, seek preventive care and stay on top of chronic conditions.
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Women and healthcare providers differ on what matters most about contraception
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When women are choosing a contraceptive, health care providers should be aware that the things they want to discuss may differ from what women want to hear.
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Recent measles outbreaks show need for vaccinations
By Denise A. Valenti
Outbreaks of measles in recent months indicate that there is still need for vigilance in protecting against infectious diseases.
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